mercredi 20 janvier 2016

The fun of sales

Along with basics, sales are a good opportunity to experiment with fashion on a budget. For instance, I was looking for a colorful sweater to change from my boring grey, navy, beige lot. 

I first noticed the raspberry hue, then at the touch, the weighty and prickly quality of virgin wool (blended with a bit of polyamide), the length seemed just spot on - not too short or long and the volume when I tried it on finished to conquer me. Imagination did its job as I could figure out that this color would make an interesting match with most of my outerwear and bottoms.



(H&M LOGG)

Every winter it's the same thing, I want a shearling coat.
Every winter I renounce because the ones I want are way too expensive - even on sales. And every winter, I disdain the fake shearling coats because they look, well, fake. Not to mention that some are almost as pricy as the real ones... What's the point then?
This reversible coat is really cute even though I don't expect to keep me warm at all or even to last very long, in the meantime it will satisfy my craving.




(H&M)

11 commentaires:

  1. Funny how you were picking up on the raspberry hues ... I've been looking at pink jumpers. I love my neutrals but sometimes, I just need a little pick me up, a little something different. I didn't spot that jumper in H&M - I need to take another look.

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    1. Benefit of all that grayness, we crave for some cheer me up colors!

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  2. I'm the same when it comes to shearling coats, I want one but the price always scares me off! I think I need to start thinking about getting one in the off season. Also, it must be something in water because I have been searching for a hot pink dress, I love how a bright bold pink looks so good with black and greys.

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    1. Sometimes I think I need to set up a funding plan for a shearling coat! Maybe it's a sign I can't get one because when I really really want something I'm willing to ruin myself for it! Haha!
      Hope you'll find that pink dress! It's such a perky color against a darker palette.

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  3. I say return the coat, it doesn't seem very useful or practical. Don't settle! You'll eventually find what you want.

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    1. Thanks for your honesty! I actually did return it because of the fit, it was way too large and bulky! ;))

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  4. I got that coat this fall! The price seemed too high for h&m but it just felt like the perfect thing for now. It has actually worn well and is definitely bulky but the heart wants what it wants :)

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    1. You're right, the heart wants what it wants! That's all that matters! Enjoy your coat! :))

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  5. i was wondering what size coat did you get?
    i saw your comment that they were too large and bulky
    im looking for to buy that coat but not sure what size...

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    1. It was an S. The design is quite oversized but I think choosing your regular size or going down one size would be ok.

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